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Monday, July 24, 2017

Like a Moth to The Flame by Matías Caruso – Filmed - posted by Don

Like a Moth to The Flame – Filmed.

This just in from Jeff Easley, director/producer of the film,

Hello,
“Like a Moth to the Flame” written by Matias Caruso is completed. Below is the link to the film.
I am the director/producer of the film, Jeff Easley.

Like a Moth to the Flame (Short Film) from Jeff Easley on Vimeo.

Check it out on Facebook and IMDB.

Read Like a Moth to The Flame (10 page thriller in pdf format) by Matias Caruso (Mr. Z)

A bedeviled woman hires a shaman to perform a ritual to extricate a rejecting lover from her mind.

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Saturday, July 22, 2017

Fixed – Short Film and Screenplay - posted by Don

Fixed – undated, final draft script by Casey Binsali, Tarier Majak, Jack O’Keeffe, Nathan Smith, Codey Wilson & Burleigh Smith – hosted by: SimplyScripts – in pdf format

Jemimah is five years old and desperate for her dog, Tilly, to have puppies. When she learns her parents plan to have Tilly desexed, Jemimah embarks on a quest to get Tilly pregnant. She sets up a lemonade stand in her front yard, advertising her needs, only to have it promptly shut down by her mother. She deletes her older sister’s online dating profile, making it a profile for Tilly. A stranger contacts her and she agrees to meet, venturing out of her house at night without her parents knowing …

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix screenplay - posted by Don

Thanks “John” for the heads up on this!

Harry Potter And The Order of the Phoenix – 2007 unspecified draft script by Michael Goldenberg – hosted by: Daily Script – in pdf format

After a lonely summer on Privet Drive, Harry returns to a Hogwarts full of ill-fortune. Few of students and parents believe him or Dumbledore that Voldemort is really back. The ministry had decided to step in by appointing a new Defence Against the Dark Arts teacher that proves to be the nastiest person Harry has ever encountered. Harry also can’t help stealing glances with the beautiful Cho Chang. To top it off are dreams that Harry can’t explain, and a mystery behind something Voldemort is searching for. With these many things Harry begins one of his toughest years at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. 

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Thursday, July 13, 2017

Breaking Bad – Pilot Teleplay - posted by Don

Thanks Andry for the heads up on this.

Breaking Bad – May 27, 2005 unspecified draft script by Vince Gillian – hosted by: Drexel – in pdf format

When chemistry teacher Walter White is diagnosed with Stage III cancer and given only two years to live, he decides he has nothing to lose. He lives with his teenage son, who has cerebral palsy, and his wife, in New Mexico. Determined to ensure that his family will have a secure future, Walt embarks on a career of drugs and crime. He proves to be remarkably proficient in this new world as he begins manufacturing and selling methamphetamine with one of his former students. The series tracks the impacts of a fatal diagnosis on a regular, hard working man, and explores how a fatal diagnosis affects his morality and transforms him into a major player of the drug trade.

Information courtesy of imdb

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

All The President’s Men – Screenplay - posted by Don

Thanks “John” for the heads up on this. Perhaps apropos of the current political climate in the US.

All The President’s Men – May 10, 1975 unspecified draft script by William Goldman (based on the book by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward) – hosted by: The Daily Script – in pdf format

In the run-up to the 1972 elections, Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward covers what seems to be a minor break-in at the Democratic Party National headquarters. He is surprised to find top lawyers already on the defense case, and the discovery of names and addresses of Republican fund organizers on the accused further arouses his suspicions. The editor of the Post is prepared to run with the story and assigns Woodward and Carl Bernstein to it. They find the trail leading higher and higher in the Republican Party, and eventually into the White House itself.

Information courtesy of imdb.com

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Thursday, July 6, 2017

Glow Teleplay - posted by Don

Thanks “John” for the heads up on this.

Glow – October 2, 2015 Writer’s Draft script by Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch – hosted by: DailyScript – in pdf format

A look at the personal and professional lives of a group of women who perform for a wrestling organization in Los Angeles.

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Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Happy 4th of July - posted by Don

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The Test – Short Script Review (Available for Production) - posted by Anthony Cawood

The Test by Richard Russell

In a futuristic society, life changes for a teenager who can’t pass the test.

In my humble but clearly infallible opinion, Ray Bradbury wrote some of the best short stories. Ever in the history of the world. Case closed; that is all.

And Bradbury’s novels aren’t too shabby either. Take for instance, Fahrenheit 451 – a story of censorship and social control echoed in Richard Russell’s SF short, The Test.

Fade in on the script. The time: the plausible near future. And the humble setting: a middle class home, with an almost 50’s domestic vibe.

Iola is the mother – tooling around the kitchen with her trusty tablet, preparing the family’s meals. Everything’s colored coded. For instance, today’s dinner is “green.” Which is probably just as well, because Iola doesn’t appear to be all there…

Husband Ron arrives from work moments later, dressed in a cop-like uniform. He regales his wife about his day (he’s some sort of ‘inspector librarian’) – and asks Iola about their son Josh’s test. Important scores came in today. But Iola’s unsure where they are; she’s forgotten already. A fact which doesn’t surprise Ron. And so he grabs a beer, and heads to Josh’s room…

…to be confronted with some cold, hard facts. Fourteen year old Josh failed his test miserably. And that means dire consquences – including “Educational Camp”. A prospect that Ron fears at all costs…

After dinner, Ron escorts Josh to “old man Granger’s” house. A thin old man with “wispy hair”, and dusty secrets in his basement. To save Josh from his mother’s fate, Ron’s arranged a special trip…

And that’s where my summary stops. No need to spoil a great script.

Instead, take a read for yourself – discover the multi-layered narrative and well-drawn characters; each with their distinct voice. Despite the SF setting, this is one cautionary tale that would be easy to produce. There’s no elaborate special effects – and a very human story at its core. It’d be a winner at festivals. And Ray Bradbury would be pleased.

Budget: Relatively small, interior locations.

About the Writer: Richard Russell lives in North Carolina where he plays golf and writes.  He has been writing since college when his short stories appeared in the university literary magazine.  He loves writing screenplays, and THE CALL, written with his partner, Felice Bassuk, is one of their best.  They have written an award-winning feature, THE KOI KEEPER, which they hope to see on the screen in the not too distant future.  Richard has a trove of shorts and feature length screenplays and continues to add to the inventory.  Writing remains the sole source of sanity in Richard’s chaotic world.

Read The Test (12 pages in PDF format)

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This screenplay may not be used or reproduced for any purpose including educational purposes without the expressed written permission of the author.

About the reviewer: Anthony Cawood is an aspiring screenwriter from the UK with a number of scripts in various stages of production, two of which have just wrapped shooting. His script, A Certain Romance, recently won in the Nashville Film Festival Screenwriting Competition (short script category). You can find out more at AnthonyCawood.co.uk.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Fight Belle filmed as Fighting Belle - posted by Don

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Fighting Belle has been released!

 

And you can rent or buy it on Amazon Streaming!*

When a sassy Southern belle is stood up at the altar by her boxer fiancé, she dons the gloves hoping to salvage her pride by hooking up with her ex one last time – in the ring. 108 pages

Almost ten years ago Aimee Parrott & Antonio Gangemi submitted Fight Belle to the Unproduced Scripts page. About five years ago, Aimee told me that it has been discovered on SimplyScripts and was in pre-production with Integral Pictures. Fighting Belle premiered on Saturday, March 18th 2017! I think this is the first feature to get picked up from the site.

Sean Riley has graciously allowed us to post the draft as it was when it was discovered on SimplyScripts – Fight Belle (108 pages in pdf format) Filmed as Fighting Belle

Please check out the Fighting Belle Facebook page and get more information about the movie on the Fighting Belle IMDB page.

For you old-timers, you can check out the old thread on Archive.org.

(note: it takes a while to load.)

*I get a few pennies if you rent or buy the movie through the link.

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